UK businesses

New Government £57.5m fund to boost innovative UK businesses

The business secretary Sajid Ravid has launched a new £57.5m funding to help UK businesses find new ways of tackling climate change and cancer. The funding competition is jointly organised by Innovate UK, the Medical Research Council, Scottish Enterprise and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. It aims to develop new sustainable energy and transport solutions, new healthcare […]

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Lord Sugar appointed government’s enterprise tsar

Lord Sugar has been appointed enterprise tsar as part of government’s plan to get more young people interested in starting their own business or an apprenticeship. Announced by the Skills Minister Nick Boles, the Apprentice boss will aid the government’s effort in delivering three million apprenticeships in England by 2020.  Sugar will tour around the UK […]

UK Small businesses report boost in innovation

Small businesses in the UK are seeing their biggest boost in innovation since 2010, according to the government’s department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The new report found 53% of small and medium enterprises more innovative-led between 2012 – 2014 compared to 45% in the previous two years. ‘Innovation’ has been described by the report as introduction […]


WATCH: 10 Tips On Dealing With The Media

The first step in designing and successfully targeting your PR campaign is to understand how the media work. Public Relations is a useful and low-cost tool for promoting your startup business if used correctly. The media are always on the hunt for new stories, exclusive content and a hook that will help them engage their readers. Innovate […]

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Make Students Top of the Agenda Again in Higher Education

The government wants your say on plans to put students back at the heart of Higher Education. A green paper proposal, published by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, is looking to reshape higher education. They want to give a service that is better value for money and boost the number of those from disadvantaged […]